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Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dallas - New Hope Line

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
1. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Inscription. Four to six mi. N.E., on State Highway 92 at & near New Hope church, are the battlefield’s of New Hope Church & Pickett’s Mill - two of the notable engagements of the Atlanta Campaign, May 25 & 27, 1864.

From a point 2 mi. S. of Dallas, the embattled Confederate & Federal forces, extending N.E. on a 10 mi. front, maintained daily conflict for 10 days, May 25 - June 4.

This Paulding County phase of the Atlanta Campaign was incident to Sherman’s flanking operations [US] W. & S.W. of the Allatoona Mtns. Johnston’s forces [CS] held the Federals in this sector until they moved E. to the State R.R.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-29.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 55.532′ N, 84° 50.078′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Merchants Drive (Georgia Route 61) and East Memorial Drive (Georgia Route 381), on the right when traveling west on Merchants Drive. Touch for map. Merchants Drive (Ga 61) is the old route of US 278 through the center of Dallas. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Dallas - New Hope Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Looking north on Ga Highway 381, toward New Hope Church and the battlefield known as "The Hell Hole."
At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paulding County (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. half a mile away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rt. of Federal Line May 26 -June 1, 1864 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Left of the Confederate Line (approx. 2.3 miles away); Army of the Tenn. At Dallas (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Dallas - New Hope Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
3. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Looking east, toward Dallas and the south end of the Federal and Confederate line
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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